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Looking for a way to pursue your life’s passion without incurring a lifetime of student loan debt? Students have a 100% tuition waiver, a graduate assistantship with stipend, and paid field experience. (Courtney Johnson, Master’s International student)
The Applied Community and Economic Development Sequence brings together students and faculty from five disciplines for deeper understanding of the theory and practice of development. To hear from current students across programs, check out this student project! (Veronica Aboyer, '06)
Illinois State University was recently recognized as an AmeriSchool, where AmeriCorps alumni have used the education awards they receive after serving. The Stevenson Center welcomes former AmeriCorps members to its Applied Community and Economic Development Fellows Program. Read more
Fueled by her desire to serve, Alesha Klein became a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia. Now in the second year of her master's degree with the Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development, Klein is completing her professional practice in Washington, D.C., with a focus on financial empowerment. Read more